Subject: Re: Recovering from /usr loss
To: [This is my bacque pas, this is my faux pas] <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 04/05/1999 01:14:08
On Sun, 4 Apr 1999, [This is my bacque pas, this is my faux pas] wrote:
> It's the gzipped thing that I think is killing you right about now;
> otherwise, purportedly, don't we support USTARFS or something similar
> that lets you mount a tar file as a filesystem?
Oh, it's definitely the gzip thing in this particular instance.
/bin/pax would do a fine job of extracting my stuff otherwise. It
just sort of seems to me that ftp would be incredibly useful, too,
since anonymous logins on a huge variety of FTP servers could
greatly increase my chances of downloading useful stuff.
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